Lady Peas

Southern Living

Prepare these Lady Peas ahead for a light and healthy side dish. 

Makes 9 cups


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9 cups fresh lady peas
1/2 small yellow onion, quartered
1 teaspoon kosher salt
9 cups water


Hands-on: 10 Minutes
Total: 55 Minutes

Bring lady peas, onion, salt, and water to a boil in a stockpot over high heat. Reduce heat to medium, and simmer 45 minutes or until peas are tender, skimming foam often. Drain, reserving 2 cups cooking liquid; discard onion. Refrigerate peas and cooking liquid up to 2 days.

Created date

July 2015